Settle down

Settle down, they say Oh why wouldn’t I If only I didn’t have big plans Of traveling the world Of living my dreams Of gazing at stars Of sweating it out Of following my passion Of discovering myself. Settle down they say. They don’t know The pain that comes With our hearts attached to our … More Settle down

Diamonds

Everyone fantasises about you They don’t know how each cut was so deep You embraced hell to be whole. Everyone adores you, They don’t know That beautiful things are always broken. They say you shine bright and radiant They cannot decipher The emptiness within. Shadows of your past Loom over your present Blocking the rays … More Diamonds

Train of thought

As the gentle murmur of the train Soothes your senses You ponder. Have you forgotten how to live The slow life Hurried breaths Unfinished sentences Levitate like lapses in your soul Smothering yourself with self doubt You wander aimlessly Reaching for a reality that never existed Forgetting to dream For they make you waver From … More Train of thought

Dance of words

I remember, riding my rusty Ladybird bicycle, rushing to Senthil library in my locality to borrow Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban on a humid Sunday afternoon. That was my first bout of reading that got me hooked to the best book series ever. Till date. Tonight, as I contemplate whether to re-watch Modern … More Dance of words

Ma

Pure like honey,  Her love trickles over me   Serene like the mountains  Her silence embraces me   Words like poetry,  Flow over me   In my world You are my lyrics, mother.    You made me,  You gave me a reason to live   Your undying love will be with me always Enveloping me … More Ma

Delusions

So is this how it was hyped to be? Adulthood they call it, Busy we call ourselves, yet so bored, Passionate about goals, but lethargy creeps in Doesn’t matter what you’ve fared, Sweetness is the dress code. Ambitions locked away in a prized cell, But burning through the soul like living hell On the exterior, … More Delusions

Self Actualization

After a juncture in your life, you stop living your life for others. Oh what will she tell, doesn’t influence your goals. Your patience for stupid people reduces drastically. You don’t want to be that good person that oversteps their own boundaries to make others comfortable. You realize self love is more important, Self Love … More Self Actualization